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December, 2013

  • 16 December

    Allan Mark Steinberg

    Allan Mark Steinberg of Mena, Arkansas passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Mena Regional Health System in Mena, Arkansas. He was 59 years old. Allan was born October 4, 1954 in Middletown, NY. At the age of 14, his family moved to San Diego. He joined Junior Theatre, where he enjoyed working backstage setting up the lighting for ...

  • 9 December

    Williamson “Bill” Glenn Bass

    Williamson “Bill” Glenn Bass, age 85, of Boulder City, Nevada, formerly of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 in Boulder City. He was born September 7, 1928 in Columbia, Mississippi to B.C. Bass and Mary Susie Williamson Bass. Shortly after his birth the family moved to Smackover, Arkansas where he grew up.  It was there he met his wife, ...

  • 9 December

    Ethie Lela Roberts

    Ethie Lela Roberts, age 89, of Cove, Arkansas died Saturday, December 7, 2013 at her home. She was born on Tuesday, August 12, 1924 to Pack Haines and Sarah Belle Barnett Ham in Goodlett, Texas. Ethie was a proud wife of twenty year army veteran Elmer Roberts. She loved to provide for her cherished family. She loved cooking, sewing and ...

  • 9 December

    Calina Dawn Fairless

    Calina Dawn Fairless, 23, went to heaven on November 27, 2013 after a tragic car accident. She was born in Dallas, Texas on December 10,1989. She earned her cosmetology license from Mena Beauty College in Mena, Arkansas in 2010. She was currently working on her bachelor degree in Corpus Christi, Texas. Calina was smart, artistic and loving. She was truly ...

  • 5 December

    Jessie H. Holden

    Jessie H. Holden, age 92, of Texarkana, Texas formerly of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013. She was born March 28, 1921 in Little Fir, Arkansas to the late Thomas H. Willhite and the late Mary McKinzie Willhite.  She worked as an inspector for Red River Arsenal in Texarkana and was also a nurse by profession. She was ...

  • 3 December

    Bob Tilley

    Bob Tilley, age 77, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Monday, December2, 2013 in Ft. Smith. He was born in Hatfield, Arkansas on March 31, 1936 to the late Burton Gilbert Tilley and the late Mindy Jane Avants Tilley.  He was married to Wanda Davis. Bob was a heavy equipment operator for the Polk County Road Department and was a member ...

  • 2 December

    Inez Viola Bruce

    Inez Viola Bruce, age 96, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away peacefully, Saturday, November 30, 2013 at her home. She was born October 27, 1917 in Draper, Jones County, South Dakota to the late Herbert H. Hill and the late Sena H. Hellickson Hill. She was happily married to Robert H. Bruce for 55 years, until his passing. Mrs. Bruce owned and ...

  • 2 December

    Anna Margaret Ellison Cunningham

    Anna Margaret Ellison Cunningham, age 94, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Mena. She was born April 5, 1919 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Alf Ellison and the late Annie Titsworth Ellison. Anna was married to the late Willie “Bill” Cunningham and was a loving homemaker. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a ...

  • 2 December

    Carrie Lou Sparks

    Carrie Lou Sparks, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at her home in Mena.  She was born on Wednesday, January 25, 1940 to Lois and Ezra Burroughs in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Carrie loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved the outdoors and spent her summer working in the garden planting flower and vegetables. Carrie worked 20 ...

November, 2013

  • 27 November

    Polly “Anne” Marbut Clark

    Polly “Anne” Marbut Clark, age 73, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at her home. She was born December 14, 1939 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Wilson Saunders Marbut and the late Susan McMillan Marbut.  She was a homemaker and was a devoted to her family.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and ...